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SBD Global/February 11, 2013/International Football
Racism Continues At Beitar Jerusalem Games; Fans Torch Club's Headquarters
Published February 11, 2013
HEADQUARTERS TORCHED: RUSSIA TODAY reported the headquarters of Beitar Jerusalem were "torched on Friday by a group of racist fans." The arson attack "occurred hours after prosecutors filed charges against four Beitar supporters accused of racist chants during their team’s league match" on Jan. 27. The Israeli media reported "serious damage to Beitar’s museum, which holds trophies, championship plates and historic team uniforms" (RT, 2/8).